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Wells Clinical Prediction Rule for Pulmonary Embolism (PE)
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Clinical feature /   Points

Clinical symptoms of DVT. (Points: 3 )
Other diagnosis less likely than PE. (Points: 3 )
Heart rate greater than 100 beats per minute. (Points: 1.5 )
Immobilization or surgery within past 4 weeks.  (Points: 1.5 )
Previous DVT or PE.  (Points: 1.5 )
Hemoptysis. (Points: 1 )
Malignancy. (Points: 1 )

Background

References:
[1 ] Ramzi DW, Leeper KV. DVT and Pulmonary Embolism: Part I. Diagnosis. Am Fam Physician. 2004 Jun 15;69(12):2829-2836

[2 ] Ramzi DW, Leeper KV. DVT and pulmonary embolism: Part II. Treatment and prevention. Am Fam Physician. 2004;69:2841-8

[3 ] Wells PS, Anderson DR, Rodger M, Ginsberg JS, Kearon C, Gent M, et al. Derivation of a simple clinical model to categorize patients’ probability of pulmonary embolism: increasing the model utility with the SimpliREDd-dimer. Thromb Haemost 2000;83:418.

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All calculations must be confirmed before use. The authors make no claims of the accuracy of the information contained herein; and these suggested doses are not a substitute for clinical judgement. Neither GlobalRPh Inc. nor any other party involved in the preparation of this program shall be liable for any special, consequential, or exemplary damages resulting in whole or part from any user's use of or reliance upon this material.PLEASE READ THE DISCLAIMER CAREFULLY BEFORE ACCESSING OR USING THIS SITE. BY ACCESSING OR USING THIS SITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH IN THE DISCLAIMER.   Read the disclaimer
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